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Asylum applications and refugees from Togo

720 people from Togo fled in 2021 and applied for asylum in other countries, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.008% of all residents. The most common destination countries have been Germany, Italy and France. Overall, 75 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Mexico and Brazil.

A total of 60 people fled to the United States from Togo. With 23 positive decisions, 41.07 percent of all new applications have been accepted. Another 33 applications were rejected, and no decisions were made on those remaining in 2021.

In a second table below you can additionally find the refugees who came from abroad and applied for asylum inTogo.

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Asylum applications of refugees from Togo

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2021. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptances or rejections) does not have to add up with the number of applications because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also, they don't have to be closed within the same calendar year. In addition, asylum procedures can also be closed, if the applicant disappeared or withdrew the application.

New Applications

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Germany12010999.2 %
Italy1145637.4 %
France991812712.4 %
Mexico76180100.0 %
United States60233341.1 %
Mauritania520280.0 %
Belgium450450.0 %
Greece27224632.4 %
Canada2033586.8 %
Switzerland1413572.2 %
Austria1200
Slovenia1100
Spain9050.0 %
Algeria8050.0 %
Niger8050.0 %
Brazil7130100.0 %
Cameroon6050.0 %
Ireland60100.0 %
Morocco600
Ghana500
Netherlands500
Serbia500
Sweden500
Ivory Coast0050.0 %
South Korea0050.0 %
Mali050100.0 %
Totals72016049124.6 %

Reviews

DestinationAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Germany177102693.6 %
Italy000
France104146916.9 %
Mexico000
United States46160100.0 %
Mauritania150210.0 %
Belgium1000
Greece625548.5 %
Canada1000
Switzerland500
Austria000
Slovenia000
Spain000
Algeria0050.0 %
Niger500
Brazil000
Cameroon500
Ireland1000
Morocco000
Ghana000
Netherlands000
Serbia000
Sweden0050.0 %
Ivory Coast000
South Korea000
Mali000
Totals449454239.6 %

Asylum applications from foreign refugees in Togo

Togo is not only a country from which many people escape. There are also refugees from other countries, who apply for asylum here and hope for a better future. In the year 2021, there have been 174 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Benin and from Niger.

New Applications

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Central Africa54102627.8 %
Benin40210100.0 %
Congo30050.0 %
Lebanon2050100.0 %
Ivory Coast1451327.8 %
Niger10100100.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic)6050.0 %
Cameroon0050.0 %
Totals174515448.6 %

Reviews

OriginAppliedAcceptedRejectedAcceptance
rate
Central Africa2700
Benin000
Congo500
Lebanon000
Ivory Coast1400
Niger000
Congo (Dem. Republic)500
Cameroon500
Totals5600


National migrant stock from 1960 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 276,844 migrants lived in Togo. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The numbers includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections from the United Nations Population Division.
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